May 16, 2016
Saturday, May 21, XCR’16 Round 3, Cruden Farm Cross Country, Langwarrin
Sunday, May 29, Movie Night, Balwyn Cinemas
Saturday, June 4, Lake Wendouree Road Race, Ballarat
Saturday, June 18, Cross Country Championships, Bundoora Park
CRUDEN FARM CROSS COUNTRY ON THIS SATURDAY
Round 3 of the XCR’16 season will be held at a new venue, the scenic Cruden Farm at Langwarrin, on Saturday, May 21. Enter via McClelland Drive, off Cranbourne Rd.
To compete, you must be registered and have paid your fees, with an XCR’16 package or the “max package” or have paid an individual entry fee AND you must have your registration approved by the club before noon on the Wednesday before the event. Please don’t leave it until the last minute!
This is the “Heritage” round and athletes are encouraged to celebrate the history of this event.
12:00 noon: 4km cross country U14 men and women
12:20pm: 6km cross country U16 men and women, U18 women, U20 men
12:50pm: 8km cross country Open and U20 women
1:35pm: 8km cross country U18 men
2:05pm: 16km cross country Open men
MOVIE NIGHT, MAY 29 AT BALWYN CINEMA – GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Four athletes from Box Hill Athletics Club, Kathryn Brooks (Javelin), Nana Owusu-Afriyie (4x100m), Sarah Billings (800m + 4x400m) and Georgia Hansen (800m) have been selected to represent Australia and compete at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland in July.
A Movie night fundraiser is being held at the Balwyn Cinema to assist with some of the costs associated with the trip.
A light supper will be provided prior to the movie starting up-stairs at the cinema.
Movie: Alice Through the Looking Glass (Tim Burton)
Tickets are $20 and can be collected from Kathryn, Nana, Sarah or Georgia or you can transfer the money to the following NAB account with your name and ‘movie night’ as the transfer description and number of tickets you are paying for.
OR, you can purchase them directly from either one of us (Kathryn, Nana, Georgia and Sarah) with cash!
Accout name: Box Hill Pole Vault Club
BSB: 083 202
Acct: 615 938 345
Hope you can all come! Looking forward to seeing you all 🙂
NATHAN COMPETES IN ROME
Congratulations to Canberra based Box Hill athlete Nathan Brill who represented Australia in open competition for the first time in the 20km event at the World Race Walking Team Championships in Rome last week. In hot conditions Nathan finished in 95th position in a time of 1:32:48. Nathan has returned from a long period of injury to set a club record of 1:27:14 back in February to qualify for this event.
Congratulations to all our award winners who picked up trophies at the Club’s presentation night last Friday.
Male athlete of the year (Alan Barlow Shield): Mohamad Zeed
Female athlete of the year (Martha Fraser Shield): Courtney Powell
Junior male athlete of the year (Reg Barlow Cup): Matthew Harcourt
Junior female athlete of the year (Armstrong Trophy): Sarah Billings
Masters athlete of the year (Peter Robbie Shield): Andrew Wilcox
Winter Champion – Male (Hansen Trophy): Steve Kelly
Winter champion – Female (Megan Sloane Cup): June Petrie
Winter champion – Junior (Grant Taggart Award): Carlos Norman
Winter champion – Masters: June Petrie
Colin Pocklington Sprint Trophy: Nana Owusu-Afriyie
Vladimir Slavnic Throwing Trophy: David Grant
Andrew Stewart Pole Vault Trophy: Men: Flavien Basson/Joel Pocklington Women: Isabelle Napier
Ross Haywood Walking Trophy: Simon Evans
Frank Tutchener 5km Handicap Shield: Stephen Dinneen
Outstanding finals athlete: David Thomson
Merv Blundy Cluman Award: Amanda Harper
Interclub Points Awards
Men Open: 1st David Thomson 2nd James Baumgartner 3rd Michael Dowel
Women Open: 1st Kelly Ulf 2nd Monica Van Wynene 3rd Simone Carre
Men Over 40: 1st Nick Carah 2nd David McConnell 3rd Andrew Egginton
Women Over 40: 1st Karen Carah 2nd Amanda Harper 3rd Kim Butler
Men Under 18: 1st Matt Harcourt 2nd Sam McDonald 3rd Ned Snibson
Women Under 18: 1st Hannah Heathcote 2nd Kate Boulter 3rd Olivia Carah
Men Under 16: 1st Cameron Mackenzie 2nd Will Murphy 3rd Connor McKee
Women Under 16: 1st Jessica Mackenzie 2nd Emily Butler 3rd Georgia Durham
REGISTRATIONS NOW DUE
Registrations for the new 2016/17 athletics year are now open.
Register online via the Athletics Victoria website. The Athletics Victoria member portal is now live.
Round 3 – Cruden Farm Cross Country Date: Saturday 21 May
16km cross country for open men and 6km for open women, various junior distances
Round 4 – Lake Wendouree Road Race Date: Saturday 4 June
15km for open men and women, 5km for juniors
Round 5 – Bundoora Cross Country Champs Date: Saturday 18 June
This day incorporates the Victorian All Schools Cross Country Championships and also serves as the selection trial for the Australian Cross Country Championships. The open and overage men’s race covers 12km while the women’s race covers 10km. Juniors race over 3km, 4km, 6km or 8km.
Round 6 – Sandown Road Relay Date: Saturday 9 July
6.2km legs for open ages, 3.1km for juniors
Round 7 – Albert Park Road Race Date: Sunday 17 July
10km open race, 3km junior race
Round 8 – Anglesea Surf Coast Ekiden Relay Date: Saturday 6 August
Round 9 – Victorian Half Marathon Date: Sunday 4 September
21.1km along Burnley boulevard (no junior races)
Round 10 – Tan Relays Date: Saturday 17 September
Each runner complete the 3.8km lap of the tan